Disclaimer – legal notices

§ 1 Limitation of liability
The contents of this website are prepared with utmost care. The provider does, however, not assume any liability for the correctness, completeness and actuality of the contents made available. The use of the contents of the website is at user’s own risk. Contributions made by named individuals reflect the opinion of the relevant author and not always the opinion of the provider. The mere use of provider’s website does not imply any contractual relationship between user and provider.

§ 2 External Links
This website includes links to websites of third parties („external links“). These websites are subject to the liability of the relevant operator. At the time of first linking of the external links provider reviewed the third-party contents whether any legal infringements were apparent. At that time any legal infringements were not apparent. The current and future presentation as well as the contents of the linked websites are beyond provider’s scope of influence. The setting of external links does not imply that the provider adopts the contents behind the relevant link. Any permanent control of the external links is not reasonable for provider without any concrete indications to legal infringements. If such legal infringements become known these external links will be cancelled immediately.

§ 3 Copyrights and ancillary copyrights
Contents published on this website are governed by the German Copyright Law and Ancillary Copyright Law. Any use not authorized according to the German Copyright Law and Ancillary Copyright Law must be approved in advance in writing by the provider or by the respective rights holder. This pertains particularly to the copying, editing, translation, storage, processing or reproduction of contents in databases or other electronic media and systems. Contents and rights of third parties are marked as such. The unauthorized copying or transfer of individual contents of complete pages is not permitted and criminal. Only the making of copies and downloads for personal, private and non-commercial use is permitted.
The presentation of this website in external frames is permitted only with written consent.

§ 4 Special terms of use
If special conditions for individual uses of this website deviate from the abovementioned clauses this is pointed out explicitly in the appropriate place. In this case the special terms of use apply in the particular case.
Source: imprint original by Juraforum

Data protection declaration

Data protection
We like to inform you on our data protection declaration hereinafter. You will find information on the collection and use of personal data when using our website. For this we observe the Data Protection Law applicable in Germany. You can retrieve this declaration on our website at any time.
We must point out explicitly that any data transmission via Internet (e.g. during communication by email) may have security gaps and cannot be protected continuously against access by third parties.
The use of the contact data of our imprint for commercial advertisement is expressly not permitted unless we granted our written consent previously or a business relationship existed already. The provider and all persons named on this website hereby contradict to any commercial use and transmission of their data.
Personal Data
You can visit our website without indicating any personal data. If any personal data (e.g. name, address or email address) are collected on our pages this shall be made on a voluntary basis, if possible. These data will not be passed on to any third parties without your explicit consent. If a contractual relationship is established between yourself and us, or it is precised or changed or you send us an inquiry, we collect and use your personal data insofar as required for these purposes (inventory data). We collect, process and use these personal data, if required, to make the use of the web offer possible (usage data). All personal data are stored only so long as this is necessary for the stated purpose (processing of your inquiry and execution of contract). For this purpose retention periods according to tax law and commercial law are observed. By order of the competent authorities we will be permitted in an individual case to provide information on these data (inventory data) insofar as this is required for purposes of law enforcement, hazard prevention, for the fulfilment of the legal tasks of the intelligence agencies or the Military Counterintelligence or for the enforcement of intellectual property rights.

Data Protection Declaration for the Facebook-Plugin („like“)
This webseite uses plugins of the provider Facebook.com which are provided by the company Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304 in the USA. User of our website on which the Facebook-Plugin („like“-Button) is installed are hereby informed that by means of the plugin a connection to Facebook is established whereby a transmission to your browser is made so that the plugin appears on the website.
Furthermore data are transferred by your use to the Facebook-Server which include information of your website visits on our homepage. For logged in Facebook users this involves that the user data are allocated to your personal Facebook account.
As soon as you logged in as Facebook user and use actively the Facebook plugin (e.g. by clicking of the „like“ button or using the commenting function) these data are transferred to your Facebook account and published. This can only be avoided by a previous logging out of your Facebook account.
For any further information on data use by Facebook please refer to the data protection regulations on Facebook under http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.
Data Protection Declaration for the Web Analysis Service Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. („Google“). Google Analytics uses so-called. „Cookies“, text files which are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information on the use of the website created by the cookie is normally transferred and stored at a server of Google in the USA. We activated the IP anonymisation. Therefore your IP address is abbreviated on this website by Google for member countries of the European Union or in other contract countries of the convention on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the complete IP address is transferred to a server of Google in the USA and abbreviated there. On behalf of the operator of this website Google will use this information to analyse your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and to render further services connected with the use of the website and the Internet to the operator of the website. The IP-address transferred within the scope of Google Analytics by your browser will not be combined with other data by Google. You can avoid the storage of cookies by the relevant adjustment in your browser software. In this case we point out, however, that you can possibly not use all functions of this website. Furthermore you can prevent the collection of the data created by the cookie and related to your use of the website (incl. your IP-address) to Google as well as the processing of your data by Google by downloading and installing the browser-plugin available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

Data Protection Declaration for the web advertisement service Google Adsense
This website uses Google Adsense, a web advertisement service of Google Inc., USA („Google“). Google Adsense uses so-called „Cookies“ (text files) which are stored on your computer and which enables an analysis of your use of the website. Google Adsense also uses so-called „web beacons“ (small hidden graphics) for collecting information. By the use of web beacons simple activities such as the visitor traffic on the website can be recorded and collected. Information on your use of this website (including your IP address) created by the cookie and/or the web beacon are transmitted to a server of Google in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information to analyse your use of the website with regards to the advertisements, to compile reports on website activities and advertisements for the website operators and to render further services connected with the use of the website and the Internet. Google will transmit possibly these informations to third parties if prescribed by law or if third parties process these data by order of Google. Google will in no respect connect your IP address with any other data of Google. Your can prevent the storage of cookies on your hard disk and the display of web beacons if you choose in your browser settings „not accept cookies“ (for MS Internet-Explorer under „Extras [gt] Internet options [gt] data protection [gt] setting“; in Firefox under „Extras [gt] settings [gt] data protection [gt] Cookies“); in this case we point out, however, that you can possibly not use all functions of this website. By using this website you agree to the processing of the data collected on you by Google in the manner described above and for the purpose stated above.

Data Protection Declaraton for the social network Google Plus
This website uses the so-called „G +1“-button of the social network Google Plus which is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States („Google“). The button can be recognized from the sign „G +1“. If you are registered at Google Plus you can express your interest in our website with the „G +1“ button and share contents from our website on Google Plus. In this case Google stores both the information that you gave a „G +1“ to one of our contents and informations on the page which you looked into. Your „G +1“ can possibly be displayed together with your name (possibly also with photo – if available) at Google Plus in further Google-services, such as Google search or your Google-profile.
As for the purpose and extent of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Google and your relevant rights and settings options for the protection of your privacy please refer to the data protection notes of Google: https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/

Data Protection Declaration for the use of the web message service twitter.com
We integrated also the web message service twitter.com on our website. It is provided by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. Twitter offers the so-called „Tweet“ – function. With this it is possible to publish messages with 140 characters also with website links on one’s own twitter account. If you use the „Tweet“-function of Twitter on our websites, the relevant website is linked to your account on Twitter and possibly published. On this occasion data are transferred to Twitter, too.
We do not receive knowledge of the contents of the data transferred and their use by Twitter. For any further information please refer to the data protection declaration of Twitter: http://twitter.com/privacy
Twitter offers the possibility to determine your data protection settings under the following link: http://twitter.com/account/settings.

Right to information
You are entitled at any time to receive information immediately and free of charge on any data collected about you. You are entitled at any time to revoke your consent for the use of your personal data stated with future effect. For any request for information please contact the provider using the contact data in the imprint.